Global NCD Forum on Children & Youth

the panel at the global ncd forum on children and youth in sharjah 2019

NCD Child convened its first Global NCD Forum on Children and Youth on 25 and 26 March 2019, supported by Friends of Cancer Patients and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. The gathering was directed at young advocates and people living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their caregivers, with the goal of advancing the narrative around the critical role of family- and community-based interventions as catalysts for a sustained approach into the continuum of care for NCDs. 

Read the Forum declaration.

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